Is social housing (still) sleepwalking into a digital nightmare?

Social Reporter

Back in 2002 a group of us co-authored a book for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation about why social landlords, and their residents, should be concerned about joining the online world both for its benefits and because of the way public services were going digital. It may also be because the benefits of introducing new technology are not evident or easily realisable. Making the Net Work for residents and their landlords – 2002.

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Preview of the Living Lab for (digital) life

Social Reporter

Define the tech selections and workflows that would benefit the personas. If people can’t understand and choose, they can’t enjoy the benefits. How social landlords and residents can use digital technology – 2002.

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Academic Writing as a ‘Desire to Relate’

Jenny Connected

Quoting from the text under the video: In the year 2000, the late Western Australian artist, David Gregson (1934 – 2002) allowed students from Curtin University of Technology (Perth, Australia) to access his Kellerberrin studio to film him as he worked.

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MirandaNet: Social Networking trivial or mind expanding?

Community Capers

Some members act as e-facilitators or braiders who help to shape the argument, provide interim summaries and change the direction of the discussion (Preston, 2002; Preston & Holmes, 2002; Cuthell, 2005). The exchange of information is two way, as it flows from the wealthy to the less well resourced and back again (Resta, 2002, p. The CoP as a whole began to see and benefit from this kind of publication in 1999. 2002). Holmes (2002). 2002).

Facebook talks like a pirate. Movember and online community rituals

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The Movember participants, known as Mo Bros, have the remainder of the month to grow and groom their Mo, raising money along the way to benefit men’s health – specifically prostate cancer and depression in men. Want to know how to change Facebook to Talk Like A Pirate?

NLC2016 Hotseat notes: Boundaries and Limits of Networked and Connected Learning

Jenny Connected

Limits to connectivity – how much of it do we (students, teachers) really want, and what are the demonstrable benefits? Limits to connectivity – how much of it do we (students, teachers) really want, and what are the demonstrable benefits? Barry Wellman (2002). The second Networked Learning Conference 2016 Hotseat was a much quieter affair than the first, but none the worse for that.

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Network Weaving 101 (redux)

TNT - The Network Thinker

You and your community will benefit. The original thinking on Network Weaving was created by June Holley and I in this 2002 white paper. One of the basic building blocks of weaving networks is "closing of triangles". A triangle exists between three people in a social network.

Interact Offers an Intranet for Enterprise 2.0

Portals and KM

In 2002 they developed an intranet for the UK operations of Pfizer. At the same time they are not so large as to look for multiple solutions and will benefit from a single integrated platform.

Notes on CUST119 Prudential: Thinking about Social Business Adoption? Don't Forget Enterprise Social Governance

Michael Sampson - Currents

PROFS in 1982, Notes from 1994 (60,000 users, 6400+ applications), Sametime in 1999, WebSphere Portal in 2002, and Connections in 2010 (about 25,000 users currently). We have seen lots of benefits - eg., Jean Balbo from Prudential Financial is talking about enterprise social governance. Jean is the Director of Process Management. Some notes: 1. Prudential is 137 years old, has $1 trillion in assets under management. 50000 employees, in 35 countries.

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Aid is a knowledge industry?

Joitske Hulsebosch

by the way an article from 2002 by Dick Stenmark that I still like very much for its explanation of the two approaches can be found here ).

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Common Purpose: the perils of being closed

Social Reporter

I said I couldn’t see how you could develop innovative projects for public benefit unless you were prepared to engage publicly, and wrote Effective civil leadership won’t develop behind a login. A Freedom of Information request by Conservative MP Philip Davies uncovered the fact that the Department for Work and Pensions had spent £238,000 sending its people on Common Purpose courses between 2002 and 2007.

Rules for (digital)ecosystem growth and development?

Taming the spaces

2000; Jørgensen, 2002; Fath et al., I have been reading a good paper of ecosystem growth and development and thinking to the interrelations with digital ecosystems. I predict that digital ecosystem thermodynamics would be a way to predict and measure the quality of systems in operation.

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organizational responsiveness

Taming the spaces

For Hoyt and Troy (2002) the agile company is: one, which operates in a dynamically changing, uncertain environment and, is relatively more successful (in terms of financial performance) than its nonagile competitors.

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Blog Cases from 2005: James Robertson on Content Management

Portals and KM

He started blogging in June 2002 when the his business changed it's focus to pure consulting in the areas of knowledge management, content management and intranets. James benefited from reading other blogs. about their blogging efforts. Now as we move to 2013, I find it interesting to look back at the early days of business blogging. I will only include cases from people who are still blogging now. These cases have not appeared on this blog before.

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Instant Communities: List of companies that provide Web Collaboration Suites or Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Our goal is to not only provide an open source offering but to surpass commercial offerings in terms of features, functionality and benefits to the user community. While I certainly appreciate the benefits, it wasn’t easy to find feature list, screen shots, etc.

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How I use social media

Nancy White

As with online communities, learning communities benefit from facilitation, both formal and informal, designated or spontaneous and self-generated. I had tried a few experimental project blogs with clients in early 2001 and 2002 and they did not root into the work.

Knowledge Management for Social Innovation: Virtual Communities: At What Price?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The cost and benefit factors of virtual communities are coming into greater focus as more organizations use them and as their use becomes more a question of when than if. Where the costs are: Personnel • 52% salaries and incentives • 32% for meeting expenses • 10% for technology • 6% for publishing and promotion expenses From: Understanding the Benefit and Costs of Communities of Practice David R.

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Community ROI / Online Community Unconference 2007

John Tropea - Delicious Community

AT&T, 2002) • 43% of support forums visits are in lieu of opening up a support case. ASP, 2002) • Cost per interaction in customers support averages $12 via the contact center versus $0.25 ROI is often a hurdle or a means to focus preliminary cost/benefit analysis to screen out clear losers. If the odds are good that I’ll get $750,000 in benefits from my $75,000 investment, I don’t need four-place accuracy to decide to spend the money.

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Community of practice - EduTech Wiki

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Wenger, 2002) Communities can be considered as problem-solving mechanisms which contribute to establishing policy agendas and offer mechanisms to facilitate processes for negotiation between different actors. Fractals: large communities that are prone to splintering, can benefit by containing subcommunities that give greater voice to members within them, and permit a more specialized focus. & Schank, P (2002). 2002) Cultivating communities practice.

'Flocking' behavior lands on social networking sites - USATODAY.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The findings, trickling in from early research, suggest health and psychological benefits for those who "friend" and are "friended." For example, a study in this months Scientific American Mind finds that social support and social networking offer benefits, from additional resilience to greater life satisfaction to reducing the risk of health problems.

The New Socialism: Global Collectivist Society Is Coming Online

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Thousands of aggregator sites employ the same social dynamic for threefold benefit. Second, other users benefit from an individuals tags, bookmarks, and so on. Some types of collectives benefit from hierarchy while others are hurt by it. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

Finding, Locating, Discovering

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

I’d even go further and assert that one of the benefits of social networks is in providing explicit recommendations, e.g., the way I discovered your post because Tony told me to look at it. The benefit is the search is very powerful. 2002 ?????????“help 2002 ?????????“help

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Things are different in Alaska

Chris Corrigan

When i was here in 2002 I was up in Fairbanks, working largely with non-Native people doing peacemaking work in the school system. I have long been suspicious of the benefits of easy and steady money schemes in Native communities like casinos and, here in Alaska, the corporate structure. Even the state government does it, with benefits paid to Alaska citizens from the royalties from oil and gas and mineral development.

How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

As with online communities, learning communities benefit from facilitation, both formal and informal, designated or spontaneous and self-generated. I had tried a few experimental project blogs with clients in early 2001 and 2002 and they did not root into the work.

Who Knows What? | Compliance Building

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The article, by Dorit Nevo, Izak Benbasat and Yair Wand, explores the expertise location benefits of enterprise 2.0. Six Myths About Informal Networks— and How to Overcome Them By Rob Cross, Nitin Nohria and Andrew Parker (Spring 2002) Informal groups of employees do much of the important work in companies today.

The returns on Communities - KnowledgeBoard

John Tropea - Delicious Community

And last but not least: - Not all benefits are aimed internally. Many organizations sponsor CoPs to benefit people or stakeholders outside its boundaries, where they cant rely on direct objective measurements.

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Community as Curriculum – vol 2. The Guild/Distributed Continuum

Delicious/choconancy/community

A side benefit of this transition is the expulsion of the plastics salesmen, vendors of the “next best thing” that you simply must think about. Despite the obvious benefits of online networks, the complexities of forming and supporting online communities will need to be addressed if they are to be sustained. Simply “using” the technology offers no particular benefit. “Community as Curriculum“, in: D. Araya & M.A.

Co-creation | Jack Martin Leith

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

If youre seeking help and like what you find here, lets meet up and see if your innovation or change effort might benefit from my input. Vision Mural: This is how we will make the world a better place in 2007 (the mural was created in 2002).

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Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The Rise (and Fall) of Friendster Friendster launched in 2002 as a social complement to Ryze. The benefits of Facebook "friends": Exploring the relationship between college students use of online social networks and social capital.

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Promoting and assessing value creation in communities and networks : a conceptual framework

John Tropea - Delicious Community

to see their participation as a contribution to a broader learning endeavor that will benefit them. 2002). Promoting and assessing. value creation in. communities and networks: a conceptual framework. Rapport 18 Etienne Wenger Beverly Trayner Maarten de Laat Ruud de Moor Centrum Open Universiteit rdmc.ou.nl Ruud de Moor Centrum Open Universiteit rdmc.ou.nl. Promoting and assessing. value creation in. communities and networks: a conceptual framework.

Life With Alacrity: Dunbar Triage: Too Many Connections

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

When I first joined RYZE in 2002 [ no longer an active member] I mapped out my 1 and 2 step network there. from: [link] Edge.orgs Question Page of 2002 - by Adrian Scott. Life With Alacrity Alacrity, noun. From the Latin alacritus meaning promptitude.

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Social Networks And Group Formation - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The present article highlights recent research in the field and focuses on centrality, linkage strength, identity, trust, activity and benefits. They are more likely to benefit from those weak ties than from strong ones.

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Cover story: Building healthy communities - Inside Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Informal communities also benefit from goals and projects. His book, Cultivating Communities of Practice , (with Etienne Wenger and Bill Snyder) was published by Harvard University Press in March 2002.

How to Hit the Enterprise 2.0 Bullseye

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

As I wrote here earlier , it does appear that in the US economy in recent years IT has been lowering barriers to entry, and so benefiting smaller players. Prior to the mid 1990s c0ncentration had generally been decreasing in the US; in a 2002 paper NYU’s Lawrence White pointed out that the trend had recently reversed. era technology’s benefits to the small will outweigh the ones it offers to the big. technology will primarily benefit the small.

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The ties that find

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

As I wrote here earlier , it does appear that in the US economy in recent years IT has been lowering barriers to entry, and so benefiting smaller players. Prior to the mid 1990s c0ncentration had generally been decreasing in the US; in a 2002 paper NYU’s Lawrence White pointed out that the trend had recently reversed. era technology’s benefits to the small will outweigh the ones it offers to the big. technology will primarily benefit the small.

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